American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


September 18 - 20

International Symposium on Place Names

Recognition, regulation, revitalisation: place names and indigenous languages

Department of South African Sign Language and Deaf Studies (SASLDS), University of the Free State (UFS)
Bloemfontein, Free State/South Africa

September 19 - 20


Decolonising Political Concepts Conference

Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL), University of Aberdeen

September 19 - 21

Conference of the Council for Museum Anthropology

Museums Different

Institute of American Indian Arts & School for Advanced Research
Santa Fee, NM/USA

September 20 - 21


11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA/USA

September 21 - 23


Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY/USA

September 25 - 27

Polish Association for Canadian Studies (PACS) Congress

Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions

University of Lodz

September 25 - 28


Northern Great Plains History Conference

Western Canadian Studies Conference: Intersections and Crossings

Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba/Canada

September 25 - 28

International James Fenimore Cooper / Susuan Fenimore Cooper Conference

E Pluribus Unum: Cooper, Cosmopolis, and American Identity

SUNY College at Oneonta
Oneonta, NY/USA

September 25 - 29

Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory

Roots / Routes

Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA/USA

September 26 - 28

Montana Historical Society History Conference

Keeping Up with the Past!

Delta Hotels Helena Colonial
Helena, MT/USA

September 26 - 28

AISNA Biennial Conference

Gate(d) Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond

SDS of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Catania
Ragusa, Sicily/Italy

September 27 - 28

International Conference

Narratives of (Un)sustainability: Assessing U.S. Oil Culture

English Department, University of Lausanne

September 27 - 28

Transatlantic History Student Organization (THSO) Conference

Currents of Power: Empire, Nation, Encounter, and Exchange

University of Texas
Arlington, TX/USA

June 21 - September 28


© Rainmaker Gallery

Billy Hensley (Chickasaw): BRIGHT PATH

Rainmaker Gallery

Fall 2019

International Conference

The Poetics and Ethics of "Living With": Indigenous, Canadian and Québécois Feminist Production Today [PART II]

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

October 03 - 04


The Return of Culture: Conference about repatriation and restitution

Norsk Folkemuseum

October 03 - 05

Ohio Valley History Conference

Contested Histories in the Public

The Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY/USA

October 04 - 06

Annual conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & Peace and Conflict Studies - Canadian Association (PACS-Can)

Local Alignments, Global Upheaval: Re-Imagining Peace, Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Authority

Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Manitoba/Canada

October 05

New Netherland Institute (NNI) Conference

42nd Annual Conference

Hudson River Valley Institute, Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY/USA

- October 06


Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue
New York, NY/USA

October 08 - 10

International Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) Conference

Navigating Cultural Survival in the 21st Century

Pechanga Resort & Casino
Temecula, CA/USA

October 10 - 11

International Colloquium

Energy transitions: environmental and social stakes

ILCEA4, Grenoble Alpes University

October 10 - 11

First Forum 2019 Graduate Student Conference

Constellations: Connections, Disruptions, and Imaginations in Cinema and Beyond

Division of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA/USA

October 10 - 12

American Indigenous Research Association Meeting

Annual Meeting

KwaTakNuk Resort
Polson, MT/USA

October 10 - 12

International and Interdisciplinary Conference

The Power of Maps and the Politics of Borders

American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 10 - 12


Beyond Narrative: Literature, Culture, and the Borderlands of Narrativity

Leipzig University

October 10 - 13

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA)Conference

MPCA/ACA Annual Conference: Indigenous Studies Area

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH/USA

October 11 - 12

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Early American Music and the Construction of Race: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 11 - 13

Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) Conference

26th BrANCH Conference

Edinburgh University
Edinburgh, Scottland/UK

October 12 - 13

International Tartu Conference on Canadian Studies

Visions of the Future

University of Tartu

October 12 - 20

Film Festival

Native Spirit Festival


October 16 - 19

Annual Western History Association (WHA) Conference

What happens in the West doesn't stay in the West

Las Vegas, NV/USA

October 17 - 19

Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference

Special Theme Sessions on “On the Go in the Gulf South: A Tribute to Transportation & Tourism”

Pensacola Grand Hotel
Pensacola, FL/USA

October 17 - 19

Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Meeting

Constructing Citizenship and Community

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA/USA

October 17 - 20

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)

Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO/USA

October 23 - 25

Conference of Polish Association for American Studies

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

Collegium Maius, University of Opole

October 24 - 26

International Conference

Commemorating Violent Conflicts and Building Sustainable Peace

Kent State University Hotel and Conference
Kent, OH/USA

October 26 - 27


Before Canada: Northern North America in a Connected World, ca. 1000-1800AD

McGill University
Montreal, Québec/Canada

October 31 - November 02


The International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference

Purdue University
Fort Wayne, IN/USA

November 01

Native American Symposium

Native Legacies in the 21st Century

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, OK/USA

November 01

Sonderegger Symposium

Anishinaabek: East, South, West, North

Center for Upper Peninsula Studies & the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI/USA

November 01 - 02

George Washington Symposium

1619: Virginia Before the Washingtons

Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
Mount Vernon, VA/USA

November 01 - 14

Film Festival

24th Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards

Los Angeles, CA/USA

November 06 - 08


Racism and Religion

Centrum for mångvetenskaplig forskning om rasism (CEMFOR), Uppsala University

November 06 - 10


IndigiPop X

Downtown Albuquerque, NM/USA

November 07 - 09

International Conference

Craving Planet Earth: Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

Department of Anglo-American and German Studies, Lucian Blaga University

November 07 - 09

North Carolina Maritime History Conference

Inland Waters of North Carolina

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center
Kinston, NC/USA

November 07 - 10

Southern Historical Association Meeting

Annual Meeting

Galt House Hotel
Louisville, KY/USA

November 08 - 09

International Symposium

Haunted Nature

University of Würzburg

November 12 - 13


Performance Historiography: Examining Past Performances from a Present-day Perspective

Ghent University

November 12 - 14

Association on American Indian Affair Annual Repatriation Conference

Healing the Divide

We-Ko-Pa Resort, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Scottsdale, AZ/USA

November 13 - 14


Alternative Realities: New Challenges for American Literature in the Era of Trump

Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College

November 13 - 16

ACSUS Biennial Conference

Canada: Forces of Inclusion and Exclusion

Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
Montreal, Quebec/Canada

November 14 - 15

Italian Association for Canadian Studies International Conference

Canada: Sapori di casa/ A Taste of Home / Les saveurs de chez soi

Università degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro

November 14 - 16

Interdisciplinary Conference on Race

Race, Memory, and Identity

Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ/USA

November 15 - 16

International Academic Conference

Museum in the Intellectual Context of the Period

Saint Petersburg/Russia

November 15 - 17

Film Festival

6th Annual Pueblo Film Fest

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Albuquerque, NM/USA

November 19 - 24

Film Festival


Chinese Theater, Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA/USA

November 20 - 22

Graduate Research Seminar

American History / American Studies

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies

November 21 - 22

International Scientific Conference

Plant Diversity: Sociocultural Dimensions and Interdisciplinary Projections

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Science

November 21 - 23

Héritages et Constructions dans le Texte et l'Image (HCTI) International Transdisciplinary Symposium

The Desert and the USA

Université Bretagne Sud
Lorient, South Brittany/France

November 22 - 23

Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) International Conference

The Dynamics of Resistance and Discontent


November 27 - 30

International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS) International Conference

Relations, connections, cosmologies: shamanism and spirit possession under the ethnographic lens

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

November 29 - December 01


Indigenous Comic Con


June 27 - December 01

Special Exhibition

POSTED! Reflections of Native North America

Weltkulturen Labor
Frankfurt am Main/Germany

December 06 - 07

British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Postgraduate Conference

Communicating the United States

British Library

December 13 - 14


Lines on a Map: Crafting and Contesting Borders in the Early Modern Atlantic and Beyond

Institute of Historical Research


January 03 - 06

American Historical Association (AHA) Meeting

134th Annual Meeting

New York Hilton & Sheraton New York
New York, NY/USA

January 08 - 11

Center for Media, Religion, and Culture (CMRC) Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE

Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality

Center for Media, Religion, and Culture, University of Colorado
Boulder, CO/USA

September 27, 2019 - January 12

Special Exhibition

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Frist Art Museum
Nashville, TN/USA

January 14 - 16

Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German Speaking Countries (GKS)

Political Orders

Hotel am Badersee

January 23 - 25


Teaching Human-Animal Studies

Institute of English Studies, Leuphana Universität

January 24 - 25


Climate Fictions / Indigenous Studies

University of Cambridge

January 31 - February 01


Southern Studies Conference

Auburn University
Montgomery, AL/USA

February 05 - 07

Annual American Indian Studies Association Conference

Ancestors of the Future: Rights, Resilience, and Actions in the Age of Climate Change

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ/USA

February 06 - 07

International Conference

Tourist Imaginaries and Mobility in the United States

University of Versailles

February 06 - 09

Film Festival

Indianer Inuit: The North American Film Festival


February 07 - 08


Deviding Lines: African American & Native American Symposium

Sturgis Library, Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA/USA

February 08 - 09

International Conference

International Conference on Oral History

Birkbeck, University of London

February 12 - 15


108th College Art Association of America (CAA) Annual Conference

Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL/USA

February 14 - 15

Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction Conference

13th Biennial Conference

Saint Louis University
St Louis, MO/USA

February 19 - 22


41st Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM/USA

February 21 - 22

Graduate Student Conference

The Crafting of Historical Knowledge: Revealing Narratives through New Methodologies

Rice University
Houston, TX/USA

February 27 - 29

Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, Meeting

Annual Meeting

Doubletree Hotel
Tallahassee, FL/USA

May 11, 2019 - March 01

Special Exhibition


CURTIS.The North American Indian

NONAM - North American Native Museum

March 05 - 08

51th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

51th Annual Convention

Boston Marriott Copley Place
Boston, MA/USA

March 17 - 21

Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting

Cultural Citizenship and Diversity in Complex Societies

Hotel Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM/USA

March 19 - 20


Sixteenth Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference

Museum of the Southeast American Indian, University of North Carolina
Pembroke, NC/USA

March 19 - 21

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Meeting

51st Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency at the Arch
St. Louis, MO/USA

March 23 - 27

Interdisciplinary Conference for Ph.D. Candidates

17th Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg Center for American Studies

March 25 - 29

American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Annual Conference

Reparative Environmental History

Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
Ottawa, ON/USA

April 01 - 04

41st American Indian Workshop

Indigenous Shapes of Water & Current Research

Department of Ethnology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University

April 02 - 04

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Seminar

Indigenous Responses to Jesuit Ministries in Overseas Missions

[Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Annual Meeting 2020]

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown & Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, PA/USA

April 02 - 05

Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting


Marriot Wardman Park
Washington, DC/USA

April 03 - 04

Irish Association for American Studies (IAAS) Conference

Counter-narratives and Hidden Histories

Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare/Ireland

April 14 - 16

International Conference

Colors and Cultures—couleurs et cultures

Université de Haute-Alsace & University of Basel
Mulhouse /France & Basel/Switzerland

April 15 - 18

Popular/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Conference

American Indian Literatures and Cultures

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA/USA

April 23 - 25

British Association for Canadian Studies Canada and International Orders Conference

45th Annual Conference

Centre of Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland/UK

May 01 - 03

European Association of American Studies (EAAS) Conference

20/20 Vision: Citizenship, Space, Renewal

University of Warsaw

May 07 - 08


On the Possibility and the Impossibility of Reparations

Columbia University
New York City, NY/USA

May 07 - 09

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Meeting

Twelfth Annual Meeting

University of Toronto, St. George campus
Toronto/Tkaronto, ON/Canada

May 12 - 13


Sixth Annual Midwestern History Conference

Hauenstein Center
Grand Rapids, MI/USA

May 13 - 15

Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference in North American Studies

North America: Inclusive, Exclusive, and Exceptional

University of Helsinki

February 21 - May 17

Special Exhibition

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC/USA

May 17 - 20

Beyond the Spectacle: Native North American Presence in Britain Confernce

Indigenous Mobilities – Travelers through the Heart(s) of Empire

Reid Hall

May 18 - 22

European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (EACLALS) Conference

Transcultural Mo(ve)ments: Memories, Writings, Embodiments

Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales/UK

June 01 - 03


Canadian Historical Association (CHA) Annual Meeting

Western University
London, ON/Canada

June 24 - 27

Society of Early Americanists Conference

What Does it Mean to Remember?

University of Exeter & University of Plymouth
Exeter/UK & Plymouth/UK

June 25 - 28

Sixth European Congress on World and Global History

Minorities, Cultures of Integration and Patterns of Exclusion


June 29 - July 10

Summer School

European Summer School in Canadian Studies (ESSCS 2020)

Vienna & Innsbruck/Austria

Fall 2020

Joint Symposium & Workshop

Campuses and Colonialism

William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Ranchos de Taos, NM/USA
Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC/USA

September 03 - 05

International conference of the International Association for Alpine History (IAAH)

Mountain „global“: a Comparing Story of the Natural Science in the Mountains, 16.-19. Century

University of Lausanne

June 28 - September 20

Special Exhibition

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Philbrook Museum of Art
Tulsa, OK/USA

Octomer 16 - 27

Conrad E. Wright Research Conference

“Shall Not Be Denied”: The 15th and 19th Amendments at the Sesquicentennial and Centennial of their Ratifications

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA/USA

November 02 - 06

World Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Education (WIPCE)

Indigenous Education Sovereignty: Our Voices - Our Futures

Adelaide Convention Centre
Adelaide, South Australia/Australia

November 19 - 22

Southern Historical Association Meeting

Annual Meeting

Sheraton Memphis Downtown
Memphis, TN/USA


[Date to be announced]

42nd American Indian Workshop

[Title to be announced]

Department of British and American Studies, European University Cyprus


[Date to be announced]

43rd American Indian Workshop

[Title to be announced]


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